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GALLERY: Rimmer and Hirons among the prize winners at Saltash Half Marathon

WELSH athlete Sam Richards edged out Tavistock Run Project’s Chris Rimmer to claim victory in the Saltash Half Marathon on Sunday.

In hot conditions and on a new course, which started and finished at Saltash Rugby Club, Pontypridd Roadents’ Richards clocked 1:17.39, with Rimmer finishing in 1:18.52.

Those two were well ahead of the rest of the field. Third home was Falmouth’s Tom Carthy, who clocked 1:24.09, with Pontypridd’s Billy Hayton fourth in 1:25.56 and David Hawes fifth in 1:26.26.

Erme Valley Harriers’ Sarah Hirons was first women home in a time of 1:44.15.

Second female was Looe Pioneers’ Joanne Robinson in 1:48.13, with Kelly Gdanitz third in 1:48.31.

Full results can be found HERE.

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